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129 fake appointments in Bandipora: CB registers case against health deptt officers

Crime Branch Kashmir (CBK) has registered a case against various officers, officials of the health department for fraudulently making 129 appointments in three medical...

Shortage of doctors mars functioning of Bandipora health centre

Shortage of doctors at the New Type Primary Health Centre in Ashtengoo village of Bandipora district has not only marred its functioning but created...

Lack of air ambulance claim lives in Kashmir: DAK

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Friday expressed concern over “lack of air ambulance service” in Kashmir valley because of which “precious lives are lost”. “Non-availability of...

91 more newly-appointed doctors terminated, 9 resign

The state government on Thursday issued termination orders for 91 medical officers who had been selected recently but were not available to work at...

Kupwara doctor terminated on ‘questionable’ inquiry report

In a strange development in the case of a newborn’s death in Kupwara, a medical officer working at primary health center (PHC) Kalaroos has...

‘Terminated NHM employees shall not be allowed to rejoin’

The mission director of national health mission (NHM), Bhupinder Kumar, Thursday issued an order stating that the NHM employees who had been terminated shall...

SKIMS organises lecture on RTI act

Administrative wing SKIMS Wednesday organised a lecture on ‘right to information act’ at SKIMS auditorium. The lecture was attended by all administrative heads of SKIMS,...

Newborn’s death during referral shows Govt’s failure to enforce SOP

Death of a newborn in Kupwara district has put a question mark over the implementation of the standard operating procedure (SOP) framed by the...

Dr Abdul Ahad’s demise condoled

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today held a condolence meeting at Government Medical College (GMC), Srinagar here to mourn the demise of Dr Abdul Ahad,...

DAK (N) seeks aptitude test for would-be doctors

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) led by Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan on Sunday sought introduction of aptitude test for doctors at entry level to medical profession. “Apart from...

DAK (S) demands impartial probe into Kupwara incident

Taking the suo-Moto cognisance of media reports about the Kupwara incident in which the patient were allegedly been denied the ambulance services, Doctors Association...

No regulatory body to check quality, price of medical implants in JK

Last year, 42-year old Shaista Jabeen (name changed), had a plate implanted to fix her broken wrist, at a hospital here. She, according to...

Woman delivers baby in moving vehicle; newborn dies

A pregnant woman lost her newborn baby after delivering her in a moving car as she was allegedly denied an ambulance by the doctors...

Athrout bags award for healthcare delivery

Athrout, a local NGO, has bagged top award in 'NGO in Healthcare category' by Healers of India.   Created by Network 18 and Apollo Hospitals Group,...

Pregnant woman dies in DH Rajouri

A pregnant woman died on Monday afternoon, here in the district hospital, after which the district administration Tuesday ordered a probe to ascertain the...

Google can’t substitute your doctor: DAK (N) to people

With more and more people in Kashmir Valley getting hooked to internet for health issues, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) led by Dr Nisar-ul-Hassan  on...

MCI team assessing readiness of new medical colleges to offer MBBS

A team from medical council of India (MCI) is currently on visit to inspect the new five medical colleges in the state and assess...

Probe begins into pilferage of hospital supplies in Bandipora

Two separate inquiries have been ordered by Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) and directorate of health services Kashmir (DHSK) to probe the alleged...

Seasonal Flu: DAK (S) appeals people not to panic

Doctors Association Kashmir led by Dr Suhail Naik  on Saturday said that flu has once again gripped the Valley and a large number of...

Ayurvedic, unani drugs under scanner in J&K

A few medicines prescribed under the Indian System of Medicine (ISM) have been found contaminated with life-threatening heavy metals and other contaminants in J&K. Last...

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